(Last Updated on : 21-05-2014)
Kachnal Gosain is a census town of Uttarakhand
with a thin population and having a moderate literacy rate. In the state of Uttarakhand itself, a handful of towns and cities have developed over the years. Amongst them, one can easily mark out Kachnal Gosain as a significant town. Kachnal Gosain is a census town. It is situated in the district of Udham Singh Nagar
of the same state of India.
Since it is not possible to identify certain characteristic features of any place unless and until one gets to know about its demography; so in the Kachnal Gosain town many surveys have been conducted by the demographers in order to gather some demographical data.
Demography of Kachnal Gosain
In this regard the Census report of India that has been brought out in the year 2001 is quite relevant. Several things about Kachnal Gosain town like its population status, literacy etc can be deciphered from this report. Thus the total population of Kachnal Gosain has been enumerated to be 4199. Out of the total population, males comprise of 57 percent, while the population of females is 43 percent. In Kachnal Gosain town, 14 percent of the population is below six years of age. As far as the literacy of the Kachnal Gosain is concerned, the average literacy rate is 72 percent which is higher than that of the entire nation which is 59.5%. To be specific, rate of male literacy constitutes of 79 percent, and female literacy rate is 63 percent.
Culture of Kachnal Gosain
Being an integral part of the Udham Singh Nagar district, it is quite evident that Kachnal Gosain follows the tradition and culture of the same district. Fertility of the land makes it apparent that majority of the people of the district take up the occupations of agriculture. Industrial growth too has taken place, thereby contributing to the richness and prosperity of the land. Pantnagar University is a hub centre of education and learning.
Tourism of Kachnal Gosain
Places of interests too have attracted ample number of tourists from every part of Indian subcontinent. Nanak Matta dam, Dronasagar etc deserve to be worth mentioning. Fairs like Atariya Mandir Mela and Chaiti Mandir Mela are famous where one can see mingling of indigenous culture and customs.